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Monthly Archives: March 2020


COVID-19: Keep calm & carry on

At a time like this, I need some positives to keep things in perspective. As the old WW2 poster says “Keep calm and carry on.” I have decided to focus on my here and now. Here are my seven suggestions…

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Father with son: Building together (part 2)

In the second of two posts about learning from my father, Derreck Parkes, I retell a piece of family folk-lore. What happens when the son tries to help the father? It’s a story of the challenges the over-optimistic face when underestimating the task at hand.

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